Those who work in the construction industry must be aware of the health and safety hazards involved, and their legal responsibilities in the workplace. Working at height comes with many risks, and it’s vital to have the right measures in place to work safely and diligently.
The Working at Height Training course is an in-depth training course for those who work at height or supervise those who work at height. You will learn about the legal requirements for employers and employees, HSE law, personal protection equipment and much more.
This course explores the most common causes of falls from height, how to identify and evaluate health and safety risks in the workplace, and what to do in the case of an emergency. You will also get step-by-step guidance on how to implement an effective emergency rescue plan and conduct thorough risk assessments.
Who should take the course
This in-depth training course is suitable for those who work at height or are responsible for supervising those who work at height. It is also ideal for professionals in the construction industry who wish to gain a comprehensive understanding of health and safety compliance in accordance with HSE law.
Once you’ve successfully completed your course, you will immediately be sent a digital certificate. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post (shipping cost £3.99). All of our courses are fully accredited, providing you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helping you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field. Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.
By the end of the course, learners will be able to demonstrate that they;
At the end of the course, there will be an online assessment, which you will need to pass to complete the course. Answers are marked instantly and automatically, allowing you to know straight away whether you have passed. If you haven’t, there’s no limit on the number of times you can take the final exam. All this is included in the one-time fee you paid for the course itself.
Module one clarifies the definition of “Working at Height”, and provides statistics for the most commonly experienced incidents in the UK. We also look at the UK regulations (WAHR 2005) that govern this work and the legal responsibilities that employees and employers hold with this type of work.
In Module two, we explore the full process of applying risk assessment to planned work, where height-related tasks are required to be performed. It details the many types of hazards you can expect to encounter and how to prevent or minimise the opportunity for any harm to befall anyone.
In Module Three, the course examines the many types of equipment that a worker can expect to use during work at height. This leads to guidelines of how best to use devices such as MAWPs and Scaffolding, and the crucial inspection pointers for devices such as step-ladders and podium steps.